Press Releases

May 05, 2020

Uphold Meets Demand for the Digital Dollar by Adding Tether, TrueUSD, USD Coin and DAI

New Stablecoin Center offers easy and cost-effective access to six stablecoins Tether (USDT), TrueUSD (TUSD), USD Coin (USDC), and DAI (DAI) join UPUSD Universal Euro, (UPEUR), features transparent value substantiation like UPUSD All stablecoins can earn interest*, and be spent on the new Uphold Debit Card

May 19, 2020

Uphold Announces Interledger Connectivity with Coil Integration

Coil creators can now choose Uphold as their wallet provider gaining access to 50+ currencies, bank connectivity and a multi-asset debit card*

March 06, 2020

Uphold Launches World-First Multi-Asset Account and Debit Card

Uphold, a leading digital money platform that has powered more than $5 billion in transactions across 180 countries, today announces the world’s first multi-asset account with an affiliated debit card that allows users to seamlessly convert multiple funding sources, including Bitcoin, XRP, BAT, and Gold into fiat currency, to spend everywhere Mastercard is accepted, as well as withdraw cash at virtually all ATMs worldwide.

January 24, 2020

Uphold Introduces Commission-free Cryptocurrency Trading, and the World’s Easiest User Interface

Initially available only on iOS and Android mobile apps, the move represents a seismic shift in a sector that until now has largely resisted the commission-free model revolutionizing stock and ETF trading. Before today’s announcement, cryptocurrencies were one of the more expensive asset classes for retail investors to trade, with fees north of 200bps on some mainstream platforms. ‘Our goal is to create the easiest and most cost-effective place for retail investors to buy and sell cryptocurrencies and other assets,’ explained J.P. Thieriot, C.E.O. of Uphold. ‘And unlike our competitors, we’re staying true to the fundamental premise of cryptocurrencies: financial self-sovereignty.’

July 15, 2019

Fast-growing Fintech Firm Uphold Doubles Presence in Portugal

Uphold, the leading digital money platform, announced today the acquisition of Scytale, a digital agency based in Braga, Portugal. Uphold was an early believer in the technology talent to be found in the Portuguese hub around Porto, and the acquisition comes after deciding to further anchor its technology team in Portugal.

April 23, 2019

BitGive Improves User Experience with Uphold Partnership

Through GiveTrack’s integration with Uphold, users can now donate to charitable projects with fiat currency and several cryptocurrencies

March 08, 2019

Uphold Platform to Support Groundbreaking Stablecoin

Uphold Platform to Support Groundbreaking Stablecoin Fully transparent stablecoin launches on Uphold